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Instrument / Electrical Technician 1

Part of INEOS, INOVYN is Europe's leading producer of vinyls and in the top three worldwide.  With an annual turnover of €3.1 billion, INOVYN has circa 4,200 employees and chemical manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in 8 countries across Europe.

INOVYN’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; Hydrogen and Vinyls Technologies.  INOVYN's annual commercial production volume is circa 10 milliontonnes.  See and  for more details.

Main role purpose:

The post holder is responsible for providing C/E maintenance cover for Runcorn Site services, with a key emphasis on instrumentation.

Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Carry out self and third-party electrical isolations under SAF04.
  • Carry out testing of SHE trips and alarms systems and other regular maintenance schedules for electrical and instrumentation systems.
  • Liaise directly with relevant engineers and managers regarding production problems and improvement work; maintain up-to-date documentation and drawings to INOVYN standards.
  • Carry out hazardous area inspections, remedial repairs, maintenance and installation to ATEX standards, investigating faults and repair electrical equipment and instrument control systems.
  • Lead small teams of tradesmen (INOVYN or contractor) during planned or breakdown work.

Key skills & knowledge required:

  • Time served E/I recognised apprenticeship.
  • Highly motivated, self-managing individual with high degree of independence.
  • Demonstrably high commitment to SHE standards.
  • Team player with a flexible approach to work patterns and skills.
  • Readiness to lead when the situation requires. 
  • Able and willing to learn alternative methods and techniques for fault finding and installations.
  • Able to work under pressure and with regards to standards and safety.
  • Able to identify, analyse and drive work until completion with the ability to read instrument/electrical drawings.
  • Able to critically interrogate instrumentation to resolve faults and plant issues.
  • Attention to detail.

INOVYN is a company of INEOS.  INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises 34 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its production network spans 183 sites in 26 countries throughout the world.

This is a direct Company recruitment.  We will not accept applications via employment agencies

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